That looks very nice indeed. What did you use to cut the leather and skive (is that right?) the edges?
Great Notch, NJ
> Recently there was a thread discussing the Brooks Swift with titanium
> rails and how some considered it too flexible.
> Here's what I did to mine. The main motivation was to stiffen it up and
> also at the same time to make it more in keeping with my '02 Waterford
> fixed gear built in the style of an English Road/Track bike (sometimes
> referred to as a Path Racer).
> I trimmed the nose and the rear of the saddle, and laced the sides of
> the saddle together after punching holes in the lower edge. All this in
> the style of traditional "butchering" (English term for modifying a
> stock saddle).
> Here's photos of the result:
> Feels much better in my personal opinion...
> Chuck Schmidt
> South Pasadena, CA